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Household Trends:

One-person households

Married-couple households

Unmarried-couple households:

       Male-Female couples

       Same-sex couples

Family Diversity

 

Population trends:

Unmarried Americans:

     15 years of age and older

     18 years of age and older

     Currently Divorced People

    Women 65 Years and Over

Children with Single Parents

Children with Grandparents

Rising Age of First Marriages


 

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2000 Census -- AASP Report

Background Information -- Historical Trends

 

Median Age at First Marriage: 1950 - 2000

"The Rising Age of First Marriages"

 


Year Men Women  
2000 26.8 25.1  
1998 26.7 25.0  
1995 26.9 24.5  
1990 26.1 23.9  
1985 25.5 23.3  
1980 24.7 22.0  
1975 23.5 21.1  
1970 23.2 20.8  
1965 22.8 20.6  
1960 22.8 20.3  
1955 22.6 20.2  
1950 22.8 20.3  
Sources:

Census dpcument: America's Families and Living Arrangements: March 2000.
Internet Release Date: 6-29-01.
http://www.census.gov/population/www/socdemo/hh-fam.html

Census document: MS-2.  Estimated Median Age at First Marriage, by Sex: 1890 to Present.
Internet Release Date: 1-7-99.
http://www.census.gov/population/socdemo/ms-la/tabms-2.txt   


 

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